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Steve Vrchota
Composting among new director's priorities
37 min 57 sec ago
The areas shaded in green will be included in a planned power outage in north Alexandria next Tuesday, May 30.
Power outage planned for north Alexandria
4 hours 51 min ago
Law Enforcement Blotter: Thursday, May 25
5 hours 44 min ago
Legacy of the Lakes executive director Bruce Olson discusses one of the launches that the museum has on display. (Beth Leipholtz | Echo Press)
Runestone, Legacy of the Lakes museums unveil new exhibits
7 hours 4 min ago
Minnesota state Sen. Bill Weber, facing camera, visits Rep. Joe Schomacker early Friday, May 26, 2017, in the waning hours of a special legislative session. Both are from Luverne. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minn. Legislature and Gov. Dayton grind out compromise on $46 billion in spending
8 hours 11 min ago
Minnesota House Speaker Kurt Daudt lets Rep. Bob Dettmer of Forest Lake know his feelings about a bill during a special legislative session Thurday, May 25, 2017. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Biking trail dispute derails Minnesota Legislature's final budget work
18 hours 45 min ago
Law Enforcement Blotter: Wednesday, May 24
May 25, 2017 - 9:30am
Lee Urness
FBI agent from Alexandria dies
May 24, 2017 - 5:32pm
Law Enforcement Blotter: Tuesday, May 23
May 24, 2017 - 1:47pm
Speaking in the Osakis High School Auditorium, Liana Lien of Carlos shares the story of her brother's death in a drunk driving crash that happened four years ago. On the screen is a photo of the Lien family, Liana, Sonja, Landon, Gary and Lariah, at Landon's graduation. (Al Edenloff | Echo Press)
Final lesson for grads: Don't drink and drive
May 24, 2017 - 9:57am
After more than 30 years with Early Childhood Family Education, site coordinator Connie Good is retiring. (Beth Leipholtz | Echo Press)
A 'Good' run for retiring early childhood program coordinator
May 24, 2017 - 5:43am
The wooden railroad crossing on Sixth Avenue East just past Nokomis Street in Alexandria contains bolts that are sticking up or bent over. This crossing and another on Eighth Avenue will be fixed this summer. (Al Edenloff | Echo Press)
Bumpy drive over tracks to get smoother
May 23, 2017 - 8:24pm
Law Enforcement Blotter: Monday, May 22
May 23, 2017 - 9:37am
On Saturday, a group of concerned citizens from both Brandon and Evansville, along with FFA students from the Brandon-Evansville School District, rallied together to clean up the graffiti that was spray painted on grain bags in Brandon. (Contributed)
Vandals paint messages on B-E school issue
May 22, 2017 - 4:10pm
Trenton Tuey, a sixth-grader at Discovery Middle School, helps manage and organize The Shelf, the school's food shelf. (Contributed)
Discovery Middle School partners with church to stock food shelf
May 22, 2017 - 7:59am

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Torren is available for adoption through the LAHS.

The Echo Press and the Lakes Area Humane Society (LAHS) in Alexandria present this week’s “Pet of the Week” – Torren.

Torren is a 1 to 2 year old male ...

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